African News

Champions League final: Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah suffers suspected dislocated shoulder
Mohamed Salah's injury is "serious" according to Jurgen Klopp, but Egypt remain confident he will be fit for the World Cup.
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Formula 1: Axcil Jefferies, Africa's first black F1 driver?
Zimbabwean Axcil Jefferies hopes to be the first African racing driver on the F1 grid for 25 years.
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'I want to be the first wheelchair user in space'
South African disability rights campaigner Eddie Ndopu says he is "a living manifestation of possibility".
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Mikel Obi: Nigeria 'happy' with World Cup underdogs tag
World Cup-bound Nigeria are "more than happy with being written off", according to Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi.
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Migrant crisis: Smugglers 'shot escaping migrants' in Libya
People smugglers opened fire on 100 migrants trying to flee their clutches, an aid agency reports.
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South Africa prepares to host Cosafa Cup tournament
For the first time in a decade, all 14 member nations of the Council of Southern Africa FA's will compete in the regional Cosafa Cup which kicks off on Sunday.
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Uganda bus crash kills at least 22, including children
Children are among the dead after a bus hit a tractor that was driving at night without lights.
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Cameroon military court jails Anglophone activists
Radio presenter Mancho Bibixy is among seven people convicted of rebellion and terrorism.
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Cycling through Africa: Turkish Hasan Söylemez's adventure of a lifetime
Turkish journalist Hasan Söylemez is cycling across Africa asking people about their dreams.
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Fatma Samoura: 'Some don't think a black woman should be leading Fifa'
Some people "don't think a black woman should be leading Fifa", says Fatma Samoura - the organisation's first female secretary general.
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DR Congo boat sinking: River disaster kills 50 people
River transport is common in DR Congo as there are few roads but the boats are often overloaded.
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Anne Soy: Why DR Congo is confident it will halt Ebola
Despite its vast size and dilapidated health system, DR Congo says it can contain the deadly Ebola virus.
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